Mozambique Diary: Photoshop or not?

The Smaller Majority by Piotr Naskrecki

Rock scorpion (Hadogenes granulatus) from Bunga Inselberg in Gorongosa, one of the largest scorpions in the world. Rock scorpion (Hadogenes granulatus) from Bunga Inselberg in Gorongosa, one of the largest scorpions in the world. One of the more entertaining consequences of posting images of obscure, rarely seen animals on this blog or on my Facebook page is that I am sometimes accused of faking them, especially if a Google search by those who doubted the veracity of my photos did not produce similar pictures taken by other photographers. This happens particularly often with animals that are the largest of their kind, be it a giant land crab or, more recently, a parasitic bat fly.I wonder if the photos in this post will be met with similar incredulity.

Bunga Inselbergs in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique Bunga Inselbergs in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique Last month I lead (lured) a group of researchers to a remote corner of Gorongosa National Park to continue the documentation of the biological richness of this remarkable place. Our…

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